Seawolves skiers are tied for third

Anchorage Daily News / adn.comFebruary 8, 2012 

Three members of the UAA alpine ski team posted top-10 finishes in a giant slalom Wednesday at the Alyeska Ski Resort, putting the Seawolves in a tie with Denver for third place through six events of the UAA Invitational. Utah leads the Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association event.

Three freshman led the women's team, with Anais Urban nabbing fourth place with a two-run time of 1 minute, 57.72 seconds and Vanessa Bether taking a season-best ninth place in 1:59.39. UAA Freshman Anna Berecz finished in 2:00.64 and was 17th.

UAA's third top-10 finish came from the men's team, when Andreas Adde took sixth with a two-run time of 1:55.85. Freshman Sean Alexander added an 11th-place finish in 1:56.91, and Niko Harmanen placed 30th in 2:10.87.

The UAA invitational continues Friday with men's and women's slaloms.

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